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Kilkenny was a last minute addition to our trip, decided as we were flying over the Atlantic, in lieu of stopping at Powerscourt near Dublin which I figured I'd visit while I was in Dublin (I didn't). By the time we arrived in Kilkenny, the beautiful blue skies we had arrived to in Dublin had been replaced by ominous rain clouds, something I would eventually get used to as we traveled through Ireland but on the 1st day was a little disheartening.
I had originally thought we might stay in Kilkenny instead of Waterford, in retrospect it might have been a better choice for a base than Waterford turned out to be given what we ended up seeing. I certainly would have liked to see the city with clear skies and a bit of sun, maybe next time!
Kilkenny would be a good base to see some of the surrounding sights, Jerpoint Abbey is very close by, slightly farther away are the Rock of Cashel and Cahir which are both worth seeing.
If you are visiting Kilkenny with a car, be sure to head bout 9 miles south to Thomastown to see Jerpoint Abbey, one of... more travel advice
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